15th Indian National MTB Championship 2018 | XC – Mass Start

. The 15th National Mountain Bike Championship 2018 conducted by the Cycling Federation of India saw a refreshing new course for the Cross Country discipline, with tech climbs and steep singletrack descents. Not the usual XC course you’d see at the Indian Nationals, the 2018 trail was demanding as well as rewarding, with it’s flow and gradients, said some of the racers. The Giant Starkenn team did an excellent job of putting together a challenging XC track, which surely filtered on the best XC racers of the country. Here’s some action from the Mass-start…

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15th Indian National MTB Championship 2018 | XC – Time Trials

The 15th National Mountain Bike Championship 2018 conducted by the Cycling Federation of India saw a refreshing new course for the Cross Country discipline, with tech climbs and steep singletrack descents. Not the usual XC course you’d see at the Indian Nationals, the 2018 trail was demanding as well as rewarding, with it’s flow and gradients, said some of the racers. The Giant Starkenn team did an excellent job of putting together a challenging XC track, which surely filtered on the best XC racers of the country, in the Time Trials-leg…

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Video: Course Preview – 15th Indian National MTB Championship 2018 | XC

The 15th Indian National MTB Championship 2018 is coming up in Pune, Maharashtra from 26 to 28 of October. The XC course is about  3.7kms in length and will include multiple laps of this track based on the categories. Here’s Himachal Pradesh’s Shiven (XCO – Elite Men) spinning you through a course preview.  It’s a great track for National Championships, with steep climbs and a lot of single tracks. – Shiven .

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North Quest Challenge Ladakh 2018

The 2nd ‘North Quest Ladakh – Challenge 2018’ wrapped up last week, in the beautiful city of Leh. Boasting of about 250 mountain bike (MTB) riders participating this year, it is the highest accredited MTB race. While talking to the media, Harkirat Singh, who is one of the organizers at the race said,” This is the highest accredited MTB race in the world. This race is accredited by Cycling Federation of India (CFI). Since the last event, we have seen a huge influx of new riders, new clubs coming up.…

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Event Alert: MTB Tawang 2018 – Arunachal Pradesh

. Coming up this month in Arunachal Pradesh – MTB Tawang 2018 Date: 22nd to 28th October 2018 Race Format: XCM-Cross Country Marathon Prize: Cash Prizes worth Rs. 150000 One of the highest mountain bike race in India, climbing to the dizzying heights of 13700 feet above sea level, MTB Tawang is the gold standard for Mountain bikers when it comes to climbing prowess. One of the toughest race of Northeast with unforgiving climbs, exhilarating downhills, mud and slush or the extreme weather changes, this 6 stage XCM event will…

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Event Highlights: 1st Ra.Khe.Pa XC Championship 2018 | Nepal

Photos: Santosh Rai, Nepal Cycling Association \\ Video: Nishant Shah The first Ra.Khe.Pa XCO MTB Championship in Nepal flagged off on 13th January on the Hattiban Hills in Pharping Kathmandu. Checkout all the action from the forest. Video: Nishant Shah Elite Men The Elite men had to pull up 9 Laps of the 3.85 Kms power churner of a course. The dry track saw a few riders fighting for traction in some bits.           Elite Women The Elite Women racers had to pedal out 6 laps of…

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Event Alert: 7th Himalayan Outdoor Festival 2018 | Nepal

7th Edition of the Himalayan Outdoor Festival comprises of rock climbing, trail running and mountain biking. 3 Days of mountain sports celebration in the Himalayas. Come on in, join the fun! Ride: Downhill Individual (DHI), Cross Country Olympic (XCO), Night Uphill, Cross Country Eliminator (XCE) Rock : Bouldering, Dyno, Natural Rock Run : 5K, 10K+, 20K +, 2K(U-13), Night Uphill Adventure Film Screening,  Live Music/ Dj, Food Stalls, Gears Sales, Fun Games, Art Market Categories : Male : U-13, U -19, Elite, Masters 30+, Masters 40+, Female : U – 21, Elite…

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Event Alert | Mokokchung Mountain Bike Festival 2017

The Second Edition of the Mokokchung Mountain Bike Festival will be held during the biggest cultural festival of India – Hornbill Festival of Nagaland, India. Set for December 6th – 8th 2017, the event will include, Cross Country and Downhill races and prizes worth over 2,00,000 INR will be on the table! This MTB Festival takes place in the stunning District of Mokokchung, which is well known for the warm & hospitable nature of the locals, picturesque mountains, epic trails and a fascinating rich cultural heritage. Whilst the main focus…

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Rolling MTB Championship 2017

A good send off to the hot Pune summers, Rolling MTB Championship 2017 saw over 40 participants racing over the weekend in Downhill and Cross Country. Conducted on the foot hills of Sinhagad, 30kms off Pune City, Rolling Bike Park had some roosty trails on the platter for racers. A kilometer long descent had off-cambered sections and baby head rocks sticking out to test your suspension. With steep washy lines down the forest, full suspension and hardtailers gave their best to win the trophy and cash prize! Cross country race was in…

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Event Alert | Summer XC 2017 – Goa

Cycling Goa is all set to present an exciting bouquet of mountain biking options, from fun rides to hardcore Cross-country XC racing. The first such event is the 2017 Summer XC. The Summer XC is India’s first cycling event to adopt the handicap system of racing. Handicap racing = …..everyone has a chance to win! New for this year, will be the addition of the Team division. The SUMXC is a series of 3 cross-country races, held over three consecutive Sundays, in the scenic foothills of the western ghats. 3…

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